Adipocere formation in a river environment

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dc.contributor.author Notter, SJ
dc.contributor.author Stuart, BH
dc.contributor.author Dent, BB
dc.contributor.author Langlois, NE
dc.contributor.editor Vieira, DN
dc.contributor.editor Busuttil, A
dc.contributor.editor Cusach, D
dc.contributor.editor Beth, P
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T02:03:52Z
dc.date.issued 2010-01
dc.identifier.citation Acta Medicinae Legalis et Socialis, 2010, 1, pp. 19 - 22
dc.identifier.isbn 978-989-26-0049-9
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/14249
dc.description.abstract Adipocere is a late post-mortem decomposition product that consists of a mixture of fatty acids. The rate of formation of adipocere in a river water environment has been monitored. Adipocere formed from pig adipose tissue has been analysed using gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GCMS ) in order to determine the fatty acid composition, and hence, the degree of formation in the different environments. The study shows that the rate at which adipocere forms depends on the type of aqueous environment.
dc.publisher Coimbra University Press
dc.subject NA
dc.subject NA
dc.title Adipocere formation in a river environment
dc.type Chapter
dc.parent Acta Medicinae Legalis et Socialis
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Coimbra, Portugal en_US
dc.publocation Coimbra, Portugal
dc.publocation Coimbra, Portugal
dc.publocation Coimbra, Portugal
dc.identifier.startpage 19 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 22 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Faculty of Science en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 0399 Other Chemical Sciences
dc.personcode 996451 en_US
dc.personcode 950589 en_US
dc.personcode 950402 en_US
dc.personcode 0000022090 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Other Chemical Sciences en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.edition 1
dc.edition 1
dc.edition 1
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity 20090528 en_US
dc.location.activity Lisbon en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
dc.description.keywords NA
dc.description.keywords NA
dc.description.keywords NA
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science/School of Chemistry and Forensic Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Forensic Science


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